We do not often think about the fact that we work for a company in the first place. However, we do think about the salary that we are making, the benefits that we receive, and the lifestyle that we have. We may not realize that we feel this way, but it is there and worth pondering.
In the movie The Matrix Reloaded, there is a scene where Neo’s character points out that the way that they make their living is different than people in regular jobs. “Because we are not paid to sit still,” he says, “we have time to do everything that we want.
A lot of people don’t realize that they are making money from selling their skills. The movie makes it clear that the way that people make money is by selling their skills. We are also not paid to sit still. Like the movie, we may not realize that we are making money from selling our skills.
I’d imagine that people make more money selling their skills, but that’s not true in a way. In fact, it’s the exact opposite. People make more money selling their skills because they have a lot of control over how they earn their income. No one has the ability to quit their job, a lot of people have to get a new job, and a lot of people have to move to a new area.
There are a lot of people who have to do this but they do it because they have to or they have no other choice. So the fact that they make more money selling their skills is not because they have more control over their income. The more power you have over your income the more money you make.
There’s a lot of evidence that people who don’t get a job at the exact time they need it are less productive. I’ve had friends who are doing fine on the weekends while they have nothing to do, or who are sick of their jobs because they can’t get another one while they’re laid off. I’ve also heard people say that they are no longer making the same money after working a few months at a job.
It’s easier to tell if anyone is making a lot of money if you know what their hourly rate is. You can calculate this by multiplying your hourly wage by the number of hours worked per week (or month) and then dividing by your total number of hours worked per week or month. So if your hourly wage is $40 per hour, and you work 40 hours per week, then multiply 40 by 40 equals $160.
This is why many of us are finding it difficult to get a real-world job when we were in school. Because when you start as a student you have to get by on what you know best. You have to do what you are good at and know how to do, not what you wish you were.
This is why our website is full of people who have found jobs that will pay 80,000 dollars a year. But for those of us whose first job was a high school English teacher, we wonder how we managed to make that much in that field. But it’s not just the salary that makes it tough these days, it’s also the fact that many of the jobs are filled by people who don’t have a college degree.
I say this every time I see a young college grad. No college degree? You are either stupid, or you are not smart enough to do something that is a good fit for you. So when the interviewer asks you why you want to be a teacher, you say something like “I like it because it’s easy.” Or “I like being a teacher because it’s like a job where you have to put your personal life aside, and you focus on the people who matter.